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Asbestos is the source for more complete asbestos-related litigation news. Summaries of important decisions, verdicts and complaints are at the core of every issue, but this publication isn't simply a review of case law. We identify the critical trends and track important stories as they unfold, bringing you unique insights and valuable information.


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Issue #4, March 2001

N.D. Texas Rules Removal Was Untimely, Remands to State Court

The attempts of several asbestos companies to remove a case to federal court failed when the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas found their notice of removal untimely, granting


Ohio Federal Judge Remands Settlement Dispute Removed After Armstrong Bankruptcy Filing

A federal judge in Ohio has ruled that a dispute over payment of a $125 million asbestos settlement should be sent back to state court after one of the settling defendants used another's bankruptcy filing


Plaintiffs Seek Order Defining Burden Under Market Share Theory for Friction Defendants

Plaintiffs in the California state asbestos litigation have filed a motion in San Francisco County Superior Court seeking a general order that would


Canadian Journal Publishes Call for International Asbestos Ban: Objectors Claim Collegium Ramazzini's Basis for a Ban Is Unsupported by Plea

The Collegium Ramazzini has renewed its plea for an outright international ban on the mining and use of asbestos, urging officials that safer industrial alternatives to the carcinogen exist


ASBESTOS LIABILITY BATTLES LOOM IN G-I HOLDINGS INC. BANKRUPTCY PROCEEDINGS<br>The Committee of Asbestos Claimants Squares Off Against G-I and Its Subsidiary BMCA, As G-I Dukes It Out with D&O Liability Insurers

According to the Official Committee of Asbestos Claimants of G-I Holdings Inc., something is rotten in Denmark. Or New Jersey, to be more precise, in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court. In re: G-I Holdings Inc


Issue #3, February 2001

Jury Awards $17.5 Million to Five Plaintiffs in New York

Five plaintiffs in a case consolidated for trial in New York Supreme Court have been awarded more than $17 million


Owens-Illinois (OI)

Owens Illinois' stock price jumped nearly 100 percent in the month beginning early December, but leveled out at about $7 a share following news that financial ratings service Fitch was downgrading the company's


Burns & Roe Sues Its Insurers to Recoup Full Defense And Indemnification Costs

An engineering firm that recently filed for Chapter 11 reorganization has sued several of its insurers, claiming they failed to make good on alleged obligations to sufficiently defend and indemnify


Conn. Sup. Court Rules Asbestos Injuries Are 'Multiple Occurrences' For Coverage Purposes

The Connecticut Supreme Court has ruled that several thousand asbestos claims filed against Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. constitute multiple occurrences for purposes of coverage


Louisiana Court: Law Prohibiting Medical Monitoring Damages Cannot Be Applied Retroactively

A change in Louisiana law that prohibits recovery of damages for medical monitoring cannot be applied retroactively to a personal injury claim filed by several plaintiffs occupationally exposed


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